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Delhi High Court grants time to UIDAI to file response on plea raising concern over Aadhaar data security

A bench of justices S Ravindra Bhat and Prateek Jalan listed the matter for further hearing on February 14 next year after giving more time to UIDAI to respond to the petition.

Aadhaar verdict: Implications on enterprise HR technology

Over the years, corporates in India have have built significant infrastructure for collecting, authenticating and storing Aadhaar data.

India’s digital journey to accelerate with stronger safeguards, says UIDAI CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey

The recent Supreme Court verdict on Aadhaar has ensured stronger safeguards which will accelerate India's digital journey, UIDAI CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey has said.

OTP authentication better than biometric for Aadhaar verification: Delhi HC told

The Delhi High Court on Thursday suggested incorporating recommendations, like using OTP authentication instead of biometric, given by two amicus curiae to plug a "loophole" in the Aadhaar verificatio

‘Aadhaar Seva Kendras’ to ensure ease in Aadhaar-related services, says UIDAI CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey

The planned 'Aadhaar Seva Kendras', conceptualised on the lines of Passport Seva Kendras, will offer "hassle-free" enrolment and update facility to ensure ease in Aadhaar-related services to residents

Allay concerns about Aadhaar among people: Par panel to UIDAI

A Parliamentary panel Monday told top government officials, including the UIDAI CEO, to allay people's fear about Aadhaar by holding educational programmes across the country, sources said.

SC verdict on Aadhaar: Consumer finance firms to see a slowdown in customer acquisition

For retail lenders with credit verification processes built around technology, the order would raise operating cost, turnaround time in loan disbursement as well as fraud risk

UIDAI asks banks to use Aadhaar eKYC for DBT users; voluntary offline Aadhaar for other customers

The UIDAI has clarified to banks that Aadhaar eKYC can be used to authenticate beneficiaries of government subsidies and welfare schemes while for other customers physical Aadhaar card can be used for

Verification process: DoT directs telcos to stop Aadhaar e-KYC, asks to ensure readiness of new system

The Department of telecommunications (DoT) in a directive on Friday asked telecom operators to stop the verification of mobile numbers using the Aadhaar-based e-KYC process with instructions to provis

Government asks telecom companies to stop using Aadhaar eKYC for verifying users

The government Friday ordered telecom companies to stop using Aadhaar for electronic verification of existing mobile phone customers as well as for issuing new connections to comply with a recent Supr

Aadhaar authentication to withdraw LPG subsidy at micro-ATMs to continue: UIDAI

Aadhaar-issuing authority UIDAI said Thursday beneficiaries can continue to withdraw LPG subsidy and other government payments using Aadhaar authentication from micro-ATMs at their doorstep.

Customers telecom service will not be disrupted during transition to new KYC: DoT source

The government would ensure that telecom customers do not face any disruption in services due to change in know-your customer regime following the court order on Aadhaar use, an official said.

Telco writes to UIDAI, seeks more time to submit Aadhaar eKYC ‘exit plan’

Ahead of expiry of deadline given to telcos to devise Aadhaar eKYC-exit details, a large operator has sought more time to share its action plan to migrate to alternate system of authenticating mobile

Telecom operators propose new e-KYC process as alternative to Aadhaar

Telecom operators have approached the Department of Telecom (DoT) seeking approval for new e-KYC process as an alternative to Aadhaar-based verification.

Mega Aadhaar project worth Rs 300-400 crore announced! UIDAI to establish help centres in 53 cities

The proposed Aadhaar centres will be UIDAI's own - under the authority's supervision - and will operate in addition to nearly 30,000 centres, currently being run by banks and post offices, and in gove

Aadhaar mandatory for those seeking treatment under Ayushman Bharat for second time

Aadhaar is not mandatory to avail benefits for the first time under the recently-launched Ayushman Bharat- Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) but will be compulsory for those seeking treatme

Service providers can use offline verification modes of Aadhaar, confirms UIDAI

Service providers can use offline verification tools like eAadhaar and QR code that leverage the unique ID without authentication, any access to biometrics, or revealing the 12-digit number, the Aadha

UIDAI asks telcos to submit plan for discontinuing eKYC verification based on Aadhaar

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Monday directed telecom operators to submit an exit plan for discontinuing the Aadhaar-based eKYC verification process and establish a mechanism

SC has completely blocked Aadhaar use by private players? No, it hasn’t. Sanjay Jain explains

There has been a lot of discussion, some panic and general confusion on what the Supreme Court really said about the use of Aadhaar by private players.

Can eKYC make a comeback if it addresses Right to Privacy? Parag Kar explains

As an impact of this order, private entities (mobile operators and banks) now have to resort to physical means of validating customers before they enrol, thereby incurring more cost, time and the adde

Aadhaar linkage mandatory for PAN & filing ITR, not for bank accounts

Aadhaar was introduced by the government with the primary objective of providing unique identity to its residents so as to discourage the emergence of any duplicate or bogus identity.

Money bill for Aadhaar act virtually eliminates RS, President from legislature process; why it isn’t justified

The Supreme Court’s verdict on upholding the constitutional validity of the Aadhaar Act, 2016, is a victory for Bharat as the welfare state and, undoubtedly, an unprecedented move to counter and che

After Supreme Court’s Aadhaar verdict, DoT, UIDAI, Law Ministry to figure out alternative to e-KYC

After the Supreme Court’s decision on the constitutionality of Aadhaar, the telecom ministry is back to figure out a customer identification process that is complaisant with the judgment.

Telecom operators to face challenges as SC order stops Aadhaar-based eKYC: DoT

Telecom operators to face challenges in subscribers enrolment as the telecom department today clarified that e-KYC system to register customers using Aadhaar have been stopped, a senior official said

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